Working with victims of family abuse and violence

Webinar summary

This webinar discuss vicarious trauma and self-care in the context of family abuse and violence.

This webinar aims to:

  • define vicarious trauma, its development, risk and protective factor and barriers to identifying it
  • distinguish vicarious trauma from burnout and compassion fatigue
  • analyse the role of the practice, supervision and self-care in vicarious trauma risk and protection
  • present practical tools to help manage the emotional impact of working with survivors of family violence
  • promote resilience strategies for clinicians, practice managers and the whole practice


Dr Elizabeth Hindmarsh
Elizabeth McLindon
Dr Jill Benson